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Nutrition tips for the body conscious Love Island couples

It’s a hard life – slurping from a personalised water bottle and trying to decide whether to sit on a swinging seat or a bean bag. I’d love to see inside those fridges because you don’t see them eat much do you? Their bodies look sculpted, but should t …

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Welcome to the LEC Nutrition blog

Welcome to the LEC Nutrition blog – helping each and every one of you access nutrition sense and eat it real. The nutrition and health world has exploded onto the internet – we are overwhelmed with facts, fads, false claims and frustration. Everyone – …

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Nutrition qualifications – are you confused? What the difference is…

Nutritionist, dietitian, nutritional therapist, nutritionalist – aaarh the list goes on! What are the differences between nutrition qualifications? I was in NEXT the other day when my 3 year old (star of the joys of feeding a 3 year old blog) said “are …

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Judgement day for clean eating

It’s been quite a week in the nutrition world and the phenomenon that is clean eating! Registered dietitians and nutritionists everywhere have been rejoicing and signing up to the Giles Yeo fan club. In BBC 2 Horizon last night (19th Jan) Dr. Yeo took …

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Food and Nutrition – what does 2017 have in store and are you trendy?

When you search for the hashtag #healthyeating on Instagram, there are over 13 million images and I bet you all my Christmas presents that they won’t all depict the same definition. In a world where we know so much, we can’t seem to agree. With over 60 …

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What happens when experts stick to their strengths (and the risks when they don’t)

A very wise dietitian once said to me – exercise experts and nutrition experts – like dentists and gynaecologists – they’re both brilliant but you wouldn’t want them swapping ends! How true a statement! Social media has got the world talking about nutr …

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The nutrition behind the scenes of new weight loss TV series

Starting tonight (18th May) is a new four part BBC 1 programme called ‘Lose Weight for Love’ – helping couples change their lifestyles and achieve weight loss. Alas I was deemed too gorgeous for front of camera but beavered away behind the scenes asses …

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Do you know your macro’s?

Well yes I think I do thanks for asking. ‘Macro’s’ seem to have undergone a trendy transformation. Back in the day on my lecture notes they were referred to by their full name – macronutrients. Now they are the subject of huge debate with much tussle a …

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